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The Great Tomato Choke.

Dec 01, 2010

What happens when you spend too much time talking to plants? Unfortunately, I found out...the hard way, which you can read about at


I love the story, I have done something like that trying to name the many azalea, I rooted as a teen. When I got to the part where the children ran off to pick a tree. I went back to the many times that my children pick out a tree. Most of the time we got a Frazier Fir from Shannon tree farm in N.C. My Brother in law owned a 250 acre tree farm. See you got me spinning! Laugh & have fun, Joel
Joel, I'm so sorry you've also experienced that situation! I'm happy to report that I actually made somewhat coherent conversation with the folks at the conference--there were so many (800+) wonderful, interesting people that it was fantastic to talk with them about their experiences! I think I spent more time listening and trying to absorb their stories and experiences, which helped me avoid the "choke"! Does your brother-in-law still own the tree farm? If he does, I'll definitely have to visit it next year with our family! Have a lovely day ~ Julie
He sold it & moved to Ga. to start a vineyard & winerly. They sale Muscadine wine about $16.00 a bottle. But the farm was still ranning last time we were up that way.

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